Friday August 9th-Welcome Back!!
Introduction to English class rules
Doing it Right handout
Find Somebody in class...handout
Supply list to be brought home filled out and returned,
Monday August 12th-Out of the Dust Unit 1 packets will handed out.
Kinds of sentences handout
Read the first part of "Winter 1934" from the novel OUT OF THE DUST.
Become familiar with the author's structure of the novel in verse.
Examine the setting. Complete split-notes in packet.
Tuesday August 13th-Read the remainder of "Winter of 1934" Examine the text closely for details
about character development.
complete character evidence chart
complete character analysis chart...both are text based
Read Mr. Hardley's money handling(Out of the Dust)
Figurative language clip
Wednesday August 14th-Kinds of sentences pages 49-50
Explore how the author builds meaning through figurative language.
class discussion on literal and figurative language, meaning and theme.
Read "Fields of Flashing Light" complete TP-CASST in packet.
Write a descriptive paragraph about a dust storm-clip of a dust storm.
Thursday August 15th-simple and compound sentences p.50-51
Lesson 4 synthesize information from different sources-
Woody Guthrie "No Title"
Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse
Write a description of Oklahoma in the 1930's
Complete two text chart, examining physical enviroment, daily life,
Friday August 16th-receive vocabulary for part 1 Out Of the Dust.
Section 1 quiz from Out of the Dust and No Title
Figurative language charts will be copied and left in binder. Annotation chart will be copied with q and a.